Zoosk Protects Military Members From Romance Scams


This is a sponsored post. Let’s face it: dating is hard, especially if you’re in the military. Even if you’re not currently serving, finding the time to even “get out there” seems to be a rare event, forcing many... Read more

A C-130 Could Snatch Gremlin Drones Right Out of the Air


The U.S. military is moving ahead with development of a new drone that launches... Read more

U.S. Air Force Leaders Are Deliberately Slow-Rolling A-10 Refurbishment


In a victory for supporters of the battle-proven A-10 close air support aircraft, Congress... Read more

In 1982, Four U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers Gathered Near Lebanon


As tensions escalated in the Middle East over the civil war in Syria, in... Read more

Landlocked Bolivia Has a Navy?


In April 2018, Flavio Gustavo Arce San Martin — a vice admiral in the... Read more
In 1980, Friendly Fire Was One of the Biggest Killers of Iranian Fighter Pilots
This story originally appeared on Oct. 4, 2016. September 2016 marked the 36th anniversary of the start of the...
In the Iran-Iraq War, F-5s and MiG-21s Fought to a Standstill

In the Iran-Iraq War, F-5s and MiG-21s Fought to a Standstill

This story originally appeared on Sept. 19, 2016. There have been countless discussions over which is the better fighter...

Fears of an Aggressive Iran Are Far Older Than the Islamic Republic Is

Fears of an Aggressive Iran Are Far Older Than the Islamic Republic Is

This story originally appeared on May 27, 2015. The U.S. and Iran were once best friends. Washington saw the...

In 1918, British and German Tanks Clashed at Villers-Bretonneux

In 1918, British and German Tanks Clashed at Villers-Bretonneux

One hundred years ago, on the evening of April 23, 1918, a thousand German artillery pieces unleashed high-explosive shells...

Algeria Is the Latest Country to Field Russian Themobaric Rocket Launchers

Algeria Is the Latest Country to Field Russian Themobaric Rocket Launchers

Russia’s unusual thermobaric rocket launcher has proliferated to another country. In use in Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iraq and Syria...

How Taiwan Defends Itself From Decapitation Strikes

How Taiwan Defends Itself From Decapitation Strikes

In military terms, a “decapitation” strike refers to the practice of targeting a country’s top leadership in the opening...

The Cavalier Crusade for a War With Iran

The Cavalier Crusade for a War With Iran

This story originally appeared on July 15, 2016. One year ago, opponents of the Iran nuclear agreement blasted the...
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Zoosk Protects Military Members From Romance Scams

Zoosk Protects Military Members From Romance Scams

This is a sponsored post. Let’s face it: dating is hard, especially if you’re in the military. Even if...

An Empire of Nothing at All?

An Empire of Nothing at All?

This essay is the introduction to Tom Engelhardt’s new book, A Nation Unmade by War, a Dispatch Book published...

Mobilizing for the Third Gulf War

Mobilizing for the Third Gulf War

With Donald Trump’s decision to shred the Iran nuclear agreement, it’s time for the rest of us to start...

The U.S. Army Is Preparing to Send Anti-Aircraft Strykers to Europe

The U.S. Army Is Preparing to Send Anti-Aircraft Strykers to Europe

The U.S. Army is fast-tracking newly configured Stryker armored vehicles with helicopter and drone-killing weapons to counter Russia in...

Chilean Gangsters Exploit Lax U.S. Gun Laws

Chilean Gangsters Exploit Lax U.S. Gun Laws

This article originally appeared at InSight Crime. Authorities in Chile say they have uncovered the first international arms trafficking...

Las dos muertes de Loco Fakhir

Las dos muertes de Loco Fakhir

Muchos combatientes Peshmerga kurdos han muerto luchando contra el Estado Islámico. Pero la noticia de la muerte del coronel...

Russian Soldiers Are Complaining About Exploding Guns

Russian Soldiers Are Complaining About Exploding Guns

Russian infantry weapons have a reputation for reliability. The AK and PKM are renowned for enduring through adverse conditions,...

Libyan Strongman Rolls Out the Vintage Military Hardware

Libyan Strongman Rolls Out the Vintage Military Hardware

Field Marshal Khalifa Belqasim Haftar wants the world to know he has weapons. They’re vintage weapons, true, but in...

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